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Four Palestinians, including a boy, were killed during an Israeli army raid near the occupied West Bank city of Embryo on Thursday, Palestinian officials said.

He was latest bloodshed in a year- long wave of violence in the region.

Israeli military She confirmed that her forces were operating in the city of Embryo on Al-Khamis later said that the forces killed two wanted members of Islamic Jihad group and a third person, who Killed” after trying attack Army with crowbar”.

Jenin is among the regions of The West Bank, which witnessed intense Israeli raids over the past year as tensions over Palestinians’ long-faltering hopes for statehood have revived.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said 23 others were wounded in Raid in Embryo on Thursday, five of seriously.

identified three of the dead Such as Youssef Shreim 29, Nidal Kazem 28 and Omar Awadin 16. Identity of The fourth was not immediately known.

Amateur video taken by people in It appears to be an embryo show crowd of The Philistines surround a car that people Suspect executed by undercover Israeli soldiers.

in a video posted on social mediacrowd of people surround a car and throw things at him. Several gunshots ring out out And the crowd begins to scatter. Another clip appeared show Israeli military vehicles withdraw the car far.

Mahmoud al-Saadi of Palestinian Red Crescent in Jenin told Agence France-Presse that “a secret Israeli unit stormed the area city Abu Bakr street. “

The Israeli army said so soldiers And gunmen trade fireand that soldiers been exposed to attack of stones. No casualties were reported in the army personnel.

The raid comes days before a planned meeting between Palestinian and Israeli officials on Sunday in The Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh for The talks aim to reduce upcoming tensions of Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.

Palestinian group Hamas that rules in Gaza Strip besieged by Israel latest Raid Acrime”,” warning It will not go “unanswered”.

Violence intensified last year But it got worse in West Bank since Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu returned to it office in December in to rule coalition with Ultra-Orthodox Jews and allies of the far-right.

the government of Netanyahu who He is on trial for corruption on He denies charges, and vowed to continue expanding of illegal settlements in Western Bank.

Thursday deaths raise the number of Palestinians have been killed since start of the year to 83 with the rise of Israel up arrest raids in Western Bank. It was said that 14 Israelis were killed over same period.

the current round of violence one of The worst is between the Israelis and the Palestinians in Western Bank in years.

Nearly 150 Palestinians were killed in West Bank and East Jerusalem in 2022, making it the deadliest year in Those areas since 2004 and according to Israeli rights group B’Tselem. Palestinian attacks against During that time the Israelis killed 30 people.

Israel occupied the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem in 1967 war in the Middle East. The Palestinians seek those areas for they future Independent country.

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